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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2007 Subaru Legacy

To start off, 2007 Subaru Legacy is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Buick Riviera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Buick Riviera would be higher. At 7,050 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Buick Riviera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Buick Riviera (305 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 169 more horse power than 2007 Subaru Legacy. (136 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2007 Subaru Legacy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 495 kg more than 2007 Subaru Legacy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Subaru Legacy is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1968 Buick Riviera. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Subaru Legacy will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1968 Buick Riviera (645 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 458 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Subaru Legacy. (187 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Subaru Legacy.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2007 Subaru Legacy
Make Buick Subaru
Model Riviera Legacy
Year Released 1968 2007
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 1994 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 305 HP 136 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 187 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 106.2 mm 92 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.4 mm 75 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 193 km/hour 197 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1405 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4670 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2680 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 64 L


 

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